К вопросу о формировании концептуального основания категории английских адъективных имен
The paper introduces some results of researching conceptual metaphors that form the semantics of English adjectives denoting mental characteristics of people. Several conceptual metaphors based on humans’ ontological experience are discussed, namely metaphors of acting upon an object and zoomorphic ones.
This paper deals with the metaphoric representation of the concept cash in professional discourse. It is based on the analysis of conceptual metaphors in English written texts produced by students majoring in economics. The paper focuses on the metaphor as a means of verbalizing special knowledge in a professional type of economic discourse. A comprehensive analysis, applied by the author, contributes to the development of a metaphoric model of the concept cash.